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Montefiore Nyack Hospital Celebrates National Donate Life Month

April 9, 2019: Every year, Donate Life America leads the celebration of National Donate Life Month (NDLM) in April to focus national attention on organ, eye, and tissue donation and transplantation. On Friday, April 12, 2019, Montefiore Nyack Hospital will recognize National Donate Life Blue & Green Day by encouraging all employees, volunteers, and community members to wear Donate Life colors of blue and green to raise awareness of donor registration and celebrate the lifesaving and healing gift of transplantation. 

The need for organ donors across the nation remains significant. According to the U.S. Government Information on Organ Donation and Transplantation, there are currently more than 114,000 men, women, and children on the national transplant waiting list. Unfortunately, 22 people die each day waiting for a transplant. 

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